Gravel Springs Cemetery, Jacksonville-Markham Township Morgan County Illinois

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Gravel Springs Cemetery
Morgan County Illinois
Jacksonville-Markham Township T15N R11W 3rdPM
SE¼SE¼, Section 10

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Cemetery transcription by members of the Jacksonville Area Genealogical and Historical Society

This burial site was badly damaged during construction of a pond in 1971. One upright tombstone under two oak trees can be seen from Illinois Route 104 which is a few yards north of this burial site. Several tombstones disappeared during construction of the pond and of the three remaining, one is in excellent condition, one is broken into two parts and one is badly smashed but still legible. The city of Jacksonville can be seen from this cemetery which is in the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of Section 10 in Township 15 N Range 11 W.

Words in brackets [ ] or parenthesis ( )are not on stone.

Name Birth Death Other or Notes Veteran? Donated By Obit?
Eades, Fannie 35 Yr 18 Feb 1849 Wife of J. A. Eades      
Eades, Sarah E. 9 Da 5 Aug 1847 Dau of J. A. & F. Eades      
Foster, James Sr. 61 Yr 8 Mo 21 Da 12 Dec 1846        
Foster, Emily M. 7 Yr 3 Mo 11 Da 5 Nov 1852 d/o O. & E. Foster      
Foster, Jerome 1 Yr 12 July 1851 s/o O. & E. Foster      
Holiday, Cyrena 1 Yr 1 Mo 8 Da 25 Sept 1848 d/o M. & L. Holliday      
Holiday, Mary Jane 3 Mo 15 Da 1 Aug 1855 d/o M. & L. Holliday      

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